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Our Folks (1967)

Sami swoi (original title)
Two quarreling peasant families, who were forced to leave their lands after the war, are settled by accident on two neighbouring farms.
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Waclaw Kowalski ... Kazimierz Pawlak
Wladyslaw Hancza ... Wladyslaw Kargul
Zdzislaw Karczewski ... Jasko 'John' Pawlak
Eliasz Kuziemski ... Kokeszko
Ilona Kusmierska ... Jadzka Kargul
Jerzy Janeczek ... Witia Pawlak
Maria Zbyszewska Maria Zbyszewska ... Mania Pawlak
Aleksander Fogiel ... Village Administrator
Kazimierz Talarczyk Kazimierz Talarczyk ... Antoni Wieczorek
Witold Pyrkosz ... Varsovian
Halina Buyno-Loza ... Aniela Kargul
Natalia Szymanska Natalia Szymanska ... Leonia Pawlak
Zygmunt Bielawski ... Pawel Pawlak
Borys Borkowski Borys Borkowski ... Man in Village
Adam Dzieszynski Adam Dzieszynski ... Militiaman Bajdor
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Two quarreling peasant families, who were forced to leave their lands after the war, are settled by accident on two neighbouring farms. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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The movie plays on the fact of the settlement of the former German lands by the Poles after World War II. See more »

Alternate Versions

Also shown in computer colorized version. This version was prepared by "Dynacs Digital" and has never been released theatrically. It had its television premiere on April 1, 2002. See more »

Connections

Followed by Kochaj albo rzuc (1977) See more »

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One of best Polish comedies
23 November 2008 | by galaxia6See all my reviews

This is definitely a classic you won't see on TCM !! The tells a story of a two Polish families that were rivaling with each other !! For Ages This time the old dated eastern peasant families must adobt to a new Socialist style of living however can the Soviet Imposed regime handle old eastern peasant and change the peasants into communistic farmers ! OR will the Socialist way of thinking need to adapt to those peasant ! Knowing the eccentricity of such People the second option seems more reliable ! Can the Communist apartship stop the fighting between Kargul and Pawlak or will they be forced to keep on eye on not quite favoubor image of Polish peasantry !

Tons of fun I suggest watching it to all people ! giving the time the movie was made it was a very brave FILM !!


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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

15 September 1967 (Poland) See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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